Westborough, MA – (April 4, 2016) Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that Barry R. Nearhos has joined its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective March 31, 2016.
Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Virtusa, stated, “On behalf of the Virtusa Board of Directors, I am very pleased to welcome Barry Nearhos to our Board. Barry has substantial experience providing global corporations with services ranging from audit and assurance to strategic business advisory on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, finance department organizational effectiveness, and global operations. We believe his expertise and management insights will be a great asset to Virtusa going forward.”
Barry Nearhos has over 35 years of experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) providing assurance, business advisory and other services to clients across multiple industries, including technology, life sciences, telecom, and manufacturing. Before his retirement from PwC in June 2015, Mr. Nearhos was Market Managing Partner for PwC’s Northeast region, responsible for directing the strategy and operations of the firm’s Boston, Hartford and Albany offices. During his tenure, Mr. Nearhos also served as the leader of PwC's Northeast Assurance practice, a position he held from 2005 until 2008, and as a partner in PwC’s Assurance practice from 1989 to 2005. Mr. Nearhos is a graduate of Boston College.
Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.
Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.
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